otocephaly

noun
oto·​ceph·​a·​ly | \ ˌōt-ə-ˈsef-ə-lē How to pronounce otocephaly (audio) \
plural otocephalies

Medical Definition of otocephaly

: congenital malformation of the head characterized in severe cases by cyclopia, absence of a lower jaw, and joining of the ears below the face

Other Words from otocephaly

otocephalic \ -​si-​ˈfal-​ik How to pronounce otocephalic (audio) \ adjective

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“Otocephaly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/otocephaly. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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